Writing

Hiring your first designer
In early 2020 I decided to join a startup as the first designer. I was looking to be an IC for a year or so, eventually transitioning into a…
Method-Acting Design
Like many in my generation, I started my design career by designing for fun, for myself and my friends. Not until I joined an enterprise…
My sourdough loaf recipe
Maintaining the starter The following assumes you already have a starter. If you don’t, here’s a great guide . I try to feed the starter…
My experience with birth
We have a new addition to our family. But before I flood the internet with cute pics of chubby cheeks, I need to take a minute to celebrate…
Why I made Unspoken
In May of 2016, I was out to dinner with my then-girlfriend/now-wife, Victoria, in Palo Alto. It wasn't anything out of the ordinary, maybe…